Overview of the Canadian dairy industry at the farm level.
The table below represents the data to produce the graph above
|Number of Farms with Milk Shipments as of Aug 1||461||488||157||239||3,298||4,548||167||202||154||25||9,739|
|Number of Dairy Cows as of July1||80,400||85,700||28,400||43,500||324,300||353,400||16,500||21,700||13,300||5,100||972,300|
|Number of Dairy Heifers as of July 1||36,900||42,800||12,100||19,900||150,900||133,100||6,800||8,900||6,200||2,000||419,600|
|Source: Statistics Canada and Canadian Dairy Commission
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Number farms, dairy cows & heifers
This section houses reports on the Number of farms, dairy cows and heifers in various formats.
For customized reports, please utilize the links provided below:
- Number of dairy cows and heifers by province (Annual, report D042)
- Report displays number of dairy cows or dairy heifers by province for selected number of years on January 1st or July 1st.
Source: Statistics Canada
- Number of farms with shipments of milk by province (Annual , report D056)
- Report displays number of farms with shipments of milk on August 1st per province for selected number of years.
Source: Canadian Dairy Commission
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